Akamai unveils global NetAlliance partner program


Akamai Technologies, a provider
of cloud optimization services, announced its NetAlliance Partner Program
designed for global IT solution providers to integrate Akamai services into
their offerings, and to pass the value of Akamai’s globally-distributed
platform on to customers.


Having built global alliances with IT leaders including
HP, Jive Software, Rackspace Hosting, Telefonica and Verizon, Akamai has also
established partnerships with leading regional technology providers and
integrators around the world to collaborate on solutions for today’s


Some of those existing alliances across Asia Pacific
Japan; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and South America, include 77 Agency,
Arturai, Boreus, DMX Technologies Sdn. Bhd, Exceda, Kinmax Technology Inc., and
Mikotek International Corporation, among others.


With the launch of its NetAlliance Partner Program,
Akamai is recruiting hardware and software
integrators, application and infrastructure service providers, and commerce and
digital media platform providers committed to helping its customers leverage
the Cloud for business success.


As the demands on today’s enterprise rapidly evolve, IT
decision makers must find the optimal solutions for cloud computing, security,
mobile strategies, and site and application performance,” said Brad Rinklin,
vice president of Global Marketing and Alliances for Akamai. 


Our focus on creating a diverse channel has allowed us
to bring customers best-of-breed solutions for leveraging cloud business models without compromising security,
reliability or performance. 
The Akamai NetAlliance Partner Program
is about creating an eco-system of proven technology leaders in all regions of
the world who are committed to advancing how business is conducted online,”
Rinklin added.


The Akamai NetAlliance partner program is designed to
enable new members to leverage integrated solutions with leaders in the public,
private and hybrid-cloud markets, add and scale revenue streams to their
business with Akamai solutions that have a low barrier-to-entry.


Help customers reduce costs and improve efficiencies in
their data center consolidation by off-loading traffic to Akamai. Integrate a
secure Internet platform to their cloud offerings by providing unmatched
quality and performance. Increase global reach through Akamai’s global Internet
platform and access robust market development funds and Akamai
training/certification programs.


2011 is a big year for extending Akamai’s channel as we
made significant global investments to help our partners scale their business
with our NetAlliance Partner Program,” said Martin Haring, vice president of
International Marketing and Channels at Akamai.


Our partners leverage Akamai’s innovative services to
overcome inefficiencies inherent across the Internet.  In collaboration
with NetAlliance partners, Akamai is transforming the Internet into a reliable,
high-performance platform for cloud services or any other Internet-based
enterprise application,” Haring added.



By Telecomlead.com Team